Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.